Portmellon Beach

Portmellon beach is in a small cove with a sand and shingle beach at low tide.

Facilities include pub, slipway and pimited parking nearby, more car parks in Mevagissey (20 minute walk).

Portmellon Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Portmellon Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 18 beaches at St Austell, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Portmellon Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 10.5 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (N)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 14.5℃ to 14.7℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (W)

St Austell weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Portmellon Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Portmellon Beach is at Mevagissey 0.50 km (0.31 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 30 Sep
   Low Tide at 01:53 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 07:56 (Height 5.13m)
   Low Tide at 14:09 (Height 1.03m)
   High Tide at 20:12 (Height 5.09m)
Sat 01 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:26 (Height 1.18m)
   High Tide at 08:32 (Height 4.97m)
   Low Tide at 14:46 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 20:51 (Height 4.83m)
Sun 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:04 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 09:15 (Height 4.75m)
   Low Tide at 15:32 (Height 1.64m)
   High Tide at 21:43 (Height 4.51m)
Mon 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:55 (Height 1.89m)
   High Tide at 10:15 (Height 4.48m)
   Low Tide at 16:38 (Height 2.00m)
   High Tide at 22:57 (Height 4.21m)
Tue 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:17 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 11:43 (Height 4.32m)
   Low Tide at 18:29 (Height 2.14m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 00:47 (Height 4.14m)
   Low Tide at 07:25 (Height 2.17m)
   High Tide at 13:26 (Height 4.46m)
   Low Tide at 20:15 (Height 1.84m)
Thu 06 Oct
   High Tide at 02:22 (Height 4.43m)
   Low Tide at 08:49 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 14:42 (Height 4.83m)
   Low Tide at 21:21 (Height 1.36m)

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